TED Talks to Inspire Students to Maths
For many students, the mere mention of Math brings a shadow of dread, the boring, unyielding, uncompromising need to work at numbers in it’s abstract forms, from algebra to imaginary numbers. Attempts to ‘make math fun’ or more accessible often fall short as they are thinly veiled behind greater objectives of standards and achievements.
Here in this post, we list 7 fascinating TED talks that will hopefully inspire our student readers to aspects of Math far beyond the academic limits as they are usually shown.
A performance of ‘Mathematic’
Arthur Benjamin Mathemagician
Comics that ask “What if?”
Randall Munroe · Cartoonist
Math is Forever
Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón · Math educator
Why I fell in love with monster Prime Numbers
Adam Spencer · Science communicator
Why is ‘x’ the unknown?
Terry Moore · Thinker
The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers
Arthur Benjamin · Mathemagician
Symmetry, Reality’s Riddle
Marcus du Sautoy · Mathematician